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Stories with subject: Poor sanitation
  • new storyIn Uganda, pope honors Christian martyrs, meets youth story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Nov-27-15 9:56 pm

    KAMPALA, Uganda - Pope Francis is paying his respects to 19th century Ugandan Christians who were burnt alive rather than renounce their faith, the latest group of martyrs from around the world honored by Francis in hopes of giving today's faithful missionary role models.

  • UN spotlights 2.4 billion people without adequate sanitation 
    Updated: Nov-19-15 12:03 am

    UNITED NATIONS - Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is using World Toilet Day on Thursday to spotlight one of the least talked about and most important contributors to disease and malnutrition: poor sanitation and hygiene that affect about a third of the world's population.